Where we work

Last year, we gave 13.1 million people in 26 countries the opportunity to read. Since 2016, we’ve provided books to readers in a total of 33 countries.

Where we reached readers in 2022

The books we provide reach people in thousands of libraries, schools, universities, hospitals, refugee camps and prisons around the world. Here’s where we reached readers in 2022:


Public and community libraries


Medical libraries


Prison libraries




Further education libraries


Refugee camps and support settings

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How we select and send books

We work with partners to make sure books that will have the biggest impact go where they are needed most.

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The books we provide

We provide books for all ages and reading abilities – and we’ve funded the purchase of 182,972 local books since 2017.

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What we do

We work for a world where everyone has the opportunity to read.

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